Boating Experience –
40 years on boats ranging in size from Sunfish to 53’ sailing ketch.
Areas cruised – Coastal Atlantic Ocean (Maine to North Carolina), Narragansett Bay, Chesapeake Bay, Lake Huron/Canadian North Channel, Erie Canal (NY), Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), Coastal Pacific Ocean to Santa Catalina Island.
Qualifications And Certifications
US Coast Guard Merchant Marine Captain’s License
Certified US Sailing Instructor
Sailing Instructor-2 years, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC
Sailing Instructor/Program Director-3 years, Pamlico Sea Base High Adventure Camp, BSA
Retired Navy – Surface Warfare Commander – 21 years Active Duty
Sea duty on various ships – Navigator/Operations/Communications/Chief Engineer